A comprehensive Travelers Guide to Sea-Tac Airport

Just like how each and every destination differs from the other, each airport will also always be different from another. The same as wandering through a new city, having to navigate through a new airport could be quite a challenge. You would probably feel hungry and would look for your favorite food house such as Ivar’s chowder or SeaTac for mac cheese but don’t have an idea where to find it. Or you would probably look for a yoga sports house like the SFO’s over at Terminal 2 while waiting for your next flight.

If you are among people like us who just don’t want to sit around in an airport and love to wander around then you’re in for a treat in this article. Today we’ll be your guide through the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

About SEA

Commonly known as Sea-Tac, Seattle Tacoma International Airport can be reached if you drive 12 miles south of Seattle. Also, it is among the top 15 busiest airports in the whole of America and it has a hug for Alaska Airlines along with Horizon, its regional subsidiary and also provides an international gateway and hub for Delta. Sea-Tac is made up of a single Terminal building that has 4 concourses and a pair of satellite terminal which are all connected through an underground passage. You can get to this airport from Seattle through the city’s light rail system. As soon as travelers arrive, they can make use of the car rental facilities that are readily available such as shuttles and cars. A free Wi-Fi is also offered within the vicinity to help users stay connected to the internet without any time limit. Members of CLEAR are clear for security and they are offered with CLEAR lanes for comfort and convenience.

Eats and Grubs

Compared to other airports, Sea-Tac is much easier to navigate when in the hunt for a sumptuous meal because it only has a single Terminal. The airport offers a Central Terminal where food options are available such as the Ivar’s Fish Bar and Anthony’s Restaurant which provides a wide range of seafood options for hungry travelers. The newest eat place in the airport is the Beecher’s located at concourse C with its cheese shop that is popularly known for its mac ’n cheese as well as grilled cheese food varieties. There are also other food shops and restaurants if you are into local eats and grubs such as the Dish D’Lish for salads and sandwich menus, Maki of Japan and Africa lounge that is located over at Concourse A. also, just outside the airport, you can also check out other nearby restaurants such as the 13 Coins which entertains customers 24/7.


Aside from the food that the restaurants mentioned above offers, they can also quench any kind of thirst that travelers may have. They offer a wide variety of beers, wines as well as cocktail drinks for those looking to chill while waiting for their next flight or for those who simply want to try out the popular and tasty drinks. Africa Lounge as well as Anthony’s Restaurant and Fish Bar in particular provide a selection of craft beers and local brews that are sure to impress any beer palate. If you like Washington beers then you can also check out the Seattle Taproom which is located at Concourse A. other bars also include the Mountain Room Bar located at Concourse A and the Sports Page Pub which is located in Concourse D.


Art collections are also something to look forward to when making a visit to Sea-Tac airport and they offer temporary as well as permanent exhibits. If you’re not into walking around the airport to check out the stalls, rooms and collects one by one then you can download the STQRY app for free from their website to walk your through the airport and provide you with info about the establishment. Among those popular events in Sea-Tac airport is the City of Music Program which provides travelers with live music every day through the terminals.

Getting a massage while waiting for your flight is also possible through the Massage Bar that is located at the Concourse C of the airport. Among the spa and massage services that are offered include foot spa and massage and seated char massages that can vary from 15 to 1 hour durations depending on preference.  Shops are also everywhere in the terminal and you can find Seattle Chocolates, Seattle Hats at Concourse C and many other local and international shops.


Despite its much smaller size, Sea-Tac still has a number of lounges and among those popular ones includes Alaska Airlines which is located at Concourse C, Delta Sky Club at the south satellite and Unite Club which is situated at Concourse A. with a day pass of $35, you can check out the Club lounge which is located at Concourse A as well as on South Satellite. Also, if you want to know more about the info and whereabouts of the Sea-Tac’s airport lounges as well as parking spaces then you can simply visit the LoungeBuddy feature within the Triplt app.